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RULE 6-211. PROCEEDINGS AFTER PUBLICATION

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 6. Settlement of Decedents' Estates
Chapter 200. Small Estate
MD Rules, Rule 6-211
RULE 6-211. PROCEEDINGS AFTER PUBLICATION
(a) Payments and Distribution. After the time for filing claims has expired, subject to the statutory order of priorities and subject to the resolution of disputed claims by the parties or the court, the personal representative shall (1) pay all proper claims, expenses, and allowances not previously paid; (2) if necessary, sell property of the estate in order to do so; and (3) distribute the remaining assets of the estate in accordance with the will or, if none, with the intestacy laws of this State.
(b) Objections and Disputed Claims. Objections or disputed claims that have not been resolved or settled by agreement may be pursued by the objecting party or claimant before the court. The court shall decide the objection or dispute after a hearing and shall direct payment from the estate of all proper claims, expenses and allowances not previously paid, direct distribution of the net estate in accordance with the will or, if none, with the intestacy laws of this State, and take any action it deems necessary.
Cross reference: Code, Estates and Trusts Article, ยง 5-604 (b).

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[Adopted June 28, 1990, eff. Jan. 1, 1991. Amended Nov. 12, 2003, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.]
MD Rules, Rule 6-211, MD R DEC EST Rule 6-211
Current with amendments received through October 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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